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by a2pen
Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:02 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!
Replies: 34
Views: 3951

Re: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!

Fair comment
Washers in the tie rods cheap and better for parking ;)
Better still no one knows.
I'm playing with dual calipers on the back so I will keep every one posted, best of both worlds then
by a2pen
Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!
Replies: 34
Views: 3951

Re: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!

you guys are talking a load of bull... Have you ever watched Drifters from Japan - road, track, professional, newbie??? Look at the in-car footage and tell me why they use the Hand-brake so often!!! Hand-brake is essential for any drifter! A hydro would make it easier and locks the wheels much fast...
by a2pen
Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!
Replies: 34
Views: 3951

Re: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!

Welder around £500 locks instantly 2way +£2000 and takes longer to engage both wheels spinning Dont know where you are getting these prices from... I charge £90 to weld a diff if it's handed to me, price obviously goes up if you want me to remove & refit it. I use an Arc Welder, these welds wil...
by a2pen
Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Visual & Exterior section
Topic: How To: Remove headlights, without removing the bumper.
Replies: 2
Views: 1320

Re: How To: Remove headlights, without removing the bumper.

Sorry but my car is different to that
Cut 2 cable ties, remove 2 o rings, pick bumper up :D
How all cars should be lol

Good guide to help people de-yellowing or cooking headlights
by a2pen
Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!
Replies: 34
Views: 3951

Re: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!

Been running my welder over a year now no hassle, They are noisy at slow speed and a 2way is better for road very slightly, you still need have your wits about you. Pros and cons Welder around £500 locks instantly 2way +£2000 and takes longer to engage both wheels spinning That £2000 is better inves...
by a2pen
Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: anyone fitted bike carbs
Replies: 6
Views: 357

Re: anyone fitted bike carbs

From what I heard n/a mods are pointless the only thing you will gain is slight throttle response and noise.
There is a company something brother make any inlet manifold for carbs, but I think you will want a gazer throttle bodies
by a2pen
Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!
Replies: 34
Views: 3951

Re: Hydraulic Handbrake & drifting!

To be honest welded diff is all u need! I used to drift mine standard it's fine but it will take you longer to learn, but to drift an altezza it's all about speed of entry not hand braking because it slows you down to much and you will run out of steam mid corner. The power is the biggest pain but i...
by a2pen
Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Reverse beep/lights not working
Replies: 2
Views: 747

Re: Reverse beep/lights not working

It's possible it could be two bulbs
The wiring comes up the the ecu box under the bonnet.
Check fuses they are every where passengers foot well,drivers footwell and engine bay.
by a2pen
Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: Visual & Exterior section
Topic: Will these wheels fit my altezza with no arch work?
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Will these wheels fit my altezza with no arch work?

I had supra 16x8 et50 with no hassle on the back but bedded a 5-10mm spacer on the front to clear suspension
by a2pen
Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:40 pm
Forum: Member's Cars / Projects
Topic: NinjaPower: Altezza Drift - BDC 2013 - 500hp 1JZ
Replies: 25
Views: 3635

Re: NinjaPower: Altezza Drift - BDC 2013 - 500hp 1JZ

U might want to put a breather in the custom remote shifter, When I done mine on the w58 it emptied the oil out the gearstick. If you look on top of the w58 remote shifter its got a little breather http://i969.photobucket.com/albums/ae174/a2pen/1uz/IMG_0426.jpg Next to front bolt of shifter
by a2pen
Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Double rear calliper
Replies: 4
Views: 619

Re: Double rear calliper

I can't see it seizing because it will be in constant use, agreed on vectra they are not the best. But for what I need look to be ok
by a2pen
Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Double rear calliper
Replies: 4
Views: 619

Re: Double rear calliper

Yes a caliper between the upper arm and front track arm. It looks to big to fit, I think I may have a solution a omega rear caliper twin piston, got it just need to eye it up then make a jig :D
by a2pen
Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Double rear calliper
Replies: 4
Views: 619

Double rear calliper

In the design process again.
Got a hydronic hand brake and want a dual rear calliper set up, only the altezza calliper is slightly to big.
Does any one know a good calliper that's a little smaller but not silly money
by a2pen
Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: Visual & Exterior section
Topic: Touring Car BodyKit... Any info would help...
Replies: 26
Views: 7574

Re: Touring Car BodyKit... Any info would help...

Well done u really want that kit

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